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Carrie Fisher’s beloved French bulldog Gary tweets solemn tribute to his mommy

I'm not crying, YOU'RE crying.


Monica Riese

Internet Culture

Posted on Dec 27, 2016   Updated on May 25, 2021, 7:55 am CDT

The world lost a tremendous figure when Carrie Fisher passed away this morning after suffering a heart attack late last week. Fans and celebrities alike instantly turned to social media to express their shock and despair over the fallen princess.

But if you think you and your friends are taking the news hard, consider her grieving French bulldog, Gary. Thanks to his status as a service animal to help Fisher with her bipolar disorder, Gary has been at her side at awards shows, filming, and throughout her latest book tour.

After her cardiac arrest on the plane on Friday, he posted this picture:

And he wished her a speedy recovery with this cute Christmas wish:

But Tuesday morning, Gary’s Twitter account confirmed the terrible news with this solemn tweet: 

A week ago, his Instagram account posted this photo of them napping together on the set of Catastrophe, though People reports he was also by her side in the hospital. 

Update 11:35am, Dec. 28: He sounds pretty pleased by the arrangement.

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*First Published: Dec 27, 2016, 2:01 pm CST